The Guardian: 25 years of the refugee crisis
Refugees / Research

The Guardian: 25 years of the refugee crisis

Yesterday, The Guardian published this incredible supplement for the World Refugee Day listing 34,361 documented deaths of refugees and migrants. See the full list here. It is unfortunate most deaths are go unaccounted, lets not forget about those who are undocumented and those who continue to flee for a better life. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ … Continue reading

The Therapy of Textiles
Art Therapy / Textile

The Therapy of Textiles

TEXTILE  tɛkstʌɪl/ noun plural noun: textiles a type of cloth or woven fabric. “a fascinating range of pottery, jewellery, and textiles” synonyms: fabric, cloth, material, “hand-printed textiles” I recall my first encounter with textiles. I was around ten, and was helping my Mother tidy up the leftover fabric scraps scattered around her sewing machine. Here I would take every opportunity to collect (other’s would … Continue reading

Herbs & Spice Souqs. Deira, Old Dubai
Colour / Dubai / Inspiration / Research / Travel / Trip / Visit

Herbs & Spice Souqs. Deira, Old Dubai

Whilst visiting the city Dubai, I came back with the memory of this city having two faces. One face was the modern and the ‘next big thing’ and the other was a side which reflects the tradition, culture and historical attractions. Deira is a place I visited which really captured ‘Old Dubai’ with its culture, … Continue reading